187. Tactic: Robert Gerrish on Simple Ways to Take Your Podcast from Amateur to Pro

There are so many podcasts out there to choose from. One small issue like echoey dialogue or long awkward pauses can make a potential listener click on the next option. So how do you get your podcast episodes to sound professional enough to earn credibility with your listeners? It’s easier than you think.

Welcome to Tactics Tuesday, a short and sweet companion to Should I Start a Podcast hosted by Ronsley Vaz, where each week with the help of a star-studded entrepreneurial lineup, he explores why you should start a podcast, build an audience and how to keep them hungry for more.

On Tactics Tuesday, we’ll give you little snippets of episodes filled with juicy tips to inspire, innovate and guide you through to the next steps of producing your very own podcast.

If you’d like easily digestible little nuggets of knowledge from podcasting experts and entrepreneurs all over the world, this show is for you.

This week we get some incredibly helpful tips from Robert Gerrish on how to take your podcast to the next level. Robert is known in the entrepreneurial world as a guy who helps those just starting out succeed. He is co-author of the business bestseller Flying Solo: How to Go it Alone in Business, and started his own small business community “Flying Solo” in Australia, which currently has over 100,000 members.

Robert has become somewhat of an expert on podcasting, and he’s constantly stressing the importance of focusing on the little things to make a big difference in how your podcast is perceived. Robert says preparation is critical, and he shares how focusing on specific aspects of your podcast production can take your show from amateur to pro. 


Other valuable tactics in this episode:

  • Why you should have a preparation method for each guest
  • Why you should practice interviewing constantly
  • How to be a better listener
  • Why sound quality is key
  • Easy tips to improve your sound quality
  • Why you should be as narrow as you want to be
  • How to acknowledge your weakness and use it as a strength



Robert on LinkedIn

Flying Solo Website

Robert’s Website

Author: Ronsley Vaz

Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.

He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.

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